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Microplastics found in the human track and stools

Source: MercoPressMicroplastics have been found in human stools for the first time, suggesting the tiny particles may be widespread in food. The study by researchers in Austria examined eight...

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A red frog faces tough odds in Ecuador

Source: Latin American ScienceA few years ago, during a field expedition into the cold Andean highlands of the Cajas Massif in southern Ecuador, my brother Juan Carlos and other researchers from the...

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Ecoexploratorio conmemora los 100 años del terremoto de 1918

Fuente: NoticelEl próximo sábado, 6 de octubre, se conmemorará el centenario del terremoto y tsunami ocurrido en Puerto Rico en 1918 con una actividad en el Ecoexploratorio y Museo de Ciencias de...

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Silicon Valley Billionaire's Effort to Keep Surfers Off Beach Is a Total Wipeout

Source: GizmodoSun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla really wants to keep the public off of his stretch of the coastline—so much so, that he petitioned to have his case heard by the nation’s...

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A year after Maria, Puerto Rico’s economy remains feeble

Source: Washington PostADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico — September is ordinarily the beginning of harvest in the cool, crisp mountains of central Puerto Rico. Coffee farmers pluck the ripe arabica cherries from...

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Views and Experiences of Puerto Ricans One Year After Hurricane Maria

Source: Kaiser FoundationThis partnership survey from The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation explores how Puerto Ricans are faring one year after Hurricane Maria struck the U.S....

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How to plant a trillion trees

Source: NatureWhen the Philippines opened its first school of forestry in 1910, the institute’s leaders hatched a plan to restore degraded woodlands surrounding the campus outside Manila. They planted...

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Puerto Rico's Farmers Face a Long Road to Recovery

Source: GizmodoOn the morning of September 21, 2017, Carlos Lago and Justina Díaz Bisbal emerged from their household into a post-apocalyptic world. Their once-lush five-acre fruit farm in southern...

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Can this environmental engineer—now elected mayor—fix Mexico City?

Source: Science MagazineMEXICO CITY—"Clau-dia! Clau-dia! Clau-dia!" The crowd swarms around the smiling woman, chanting her name as she makes her way from her car to the stage at a recent...

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Hallan residuos de pesticidas en peces de ríos uruguayos

Fuente: SciDev   [MONTEVIDEO] La detección generalizada de residuos de pesticidas en peces de dos de los principales ríos de Uruguay despierta una alerta temprana en torno al impacto del uso de...

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Push to weaken US Endangered Species Act runs into roadblocks

Source: NatureAmerica's Endangered Species Act — which protects more than 2,000 plant, animal and insect species at risk of extinction — is under renewed attack from Republican politicians. But policy...

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Estancada la recuperación del Recinto de Río Piedras

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaCon solo dar un vistazo a lo que una vez fue su fachada, cualquiera diría que alguien detonó una bomba en el edificio Anexo Facundo Bueso, ubicado en el Recinto de Río Piedras de...

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Una app da vida a celulares sin señal durante desastres

Fuente: SciDev   [SANTIAGO] Tras una emergencia o un desastre natural la población afectada podría recibir alertas e instrucciones directamente en su celular y en tiempo real desde instituciones de...

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Science under siege: behind the scenes at Trump’s troubled environment agency

Source: NatureThe day Donald Trump took office as US president, the mood was sombre at the main research campus of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Durham, North Carolina. As scientists...

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México: manejo de cuencas provoca debate científico

Fuente: SciDev   [CIUDAD DE MÉXICO] La reciente decisión del gobierno mexicano respecto al futuro de casi 300 cuencas viene suscitando protestas nacionales y un debate científico sobre una posible...

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Decretan estado de emergencia en Florida por alga tóxica

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaMiami - El gobernador de Florida, Rick Scott, decretó hoy, lunes, el estado de "emergencia" en siete condados afectados por el alga tóxica que se forma a raíz de las...

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In a Single Generation, Alaska's Landscapes Have Transformed

Source: Gizmodo As we continue to burn fossil fuels like there’s no tomorrow, an insidious transformation is taking place under our noses. Remote ecosystems in our planet’s far north are changing at a...

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Un mapamundi nocturno ‘online’ para combatir la contaminación lumínica

Fuente: El PaisEl astrofísico Alejandro Sánchez buscaba información sobre fuentes de contaminación lumínica para realizar su tesis cuando se encontró con un archivo de la NASA que tiene miles de...

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Cómo prepararse para un huracán

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaMientras gran parte del país aún se recupera de la devastación que causó el huracán María hace ocho meses y miles de personas aún no tienen servicio de energía eléctrica, muchos...

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Caña de azúcar: aliada de energías limpias

Fuente: SciDev   [CURITIBA] La fabricación de etanol de caña de azúcar reduciría las importaciones de combustibles fósiles, y el bagazo de esa misma planta mejoraría el acceso a la electricidad en los...

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Nuevamente en peligro la zona del Karso

Fuente: ClaridadComo una “preocupante”, calificó el profesor de la Clínica de Asistencia Legal, (CAL) licenciado Pedro Saadé Lloréns, la ruta que dijo está siguiendo el gobierno, por vía del...

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Even Corrupt Asshole Chris Christie Thinks Scott Pruitt Might Be Too Corrupt

Source: GizmodoIf you thought former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was going to fuck off into the sunset after he and his 14 percent approval rating left office earlier this year, guess again:...

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Attack of the extreme floods

Source: NatureOn 8 September 2017, Thomas Wahl checked in at London’s Gatwick Airport for a nearly-empty flight to Orlando, Florida. A coastal engineer at the University of Central Florida, Wahl knew...

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Bee Stings and Cow Kicks Kill Way More Americans Than Sharks

Source: GizmodoAround 200 people in the U.S. die every year from run-ins with animals, according to a new study, which found that over one million emergency room visits and approximately $2 billion in...

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Latinoamérica, invisible en estudios de conflictos climáticos

Fuente: SciDev   [CIUDAD DE MÉXICO] Aunque varios países de América Latina tienen condiciones que los hacen vulnerables al cambio climático y posibles conflictos relacionados con él, son prácticamente...

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